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One of the salient characteristics of modern American agriculture is its rapidly changing technology. New practices and techniques are constantly being developed by research agencies. Society benefits from these research findings, however, only to the degree that they are diffused to and used by farmers.
Iowa State University. Agricultural and Home Economics Experiment Station
Agricultural Economics | Agriculture | Sociology
Beal, George M. and Rogers, Everett M., "The adoption of two farm practices in a central Iowa community" (1960). Special Report. 16.